Gonzales, CA - Following an eight month construction period, which included expedited processing by the City of Gonzales’ Community Development and Building Departments, Taylor Farms has opened an 84,227± square foot expansion of their Gonzales processing plant making Taylor Farms Gonzales’ largest business and employer with an estimated 600 jobs.
“The City of Gonzales did an extraordinary job of processing our permits and reviewing and approving our building plans,” said Nicholas DaCosta, Chief Operating Officer for Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. “We were able to obtain our permits in August 2013, start grading in September and completed construction in April 2014. The City should be commended for their ability to meet our ambitious construction schedule.”
Taylor Farms' presence in Gonzales began in 2003 under the name of Foxy Foods. At that time, a 53,650± square foot building was constructed for receiving raw product and the processing and packaging of fresh vegetables. Headquartered in Salinas, Taylor Farms currently ranks as the world's largest producer of fresh-cut vegetables. With products that range from bagged salads to freshly prepared meals, Taylor Farms supplies many of the largest supermarket chains and restaurant produce suppliers in the United States.